Budget Food Ideas

Turkey Carcass Soup: Cheap and Easy Lunch for just 37p a Head

Turkey Carcass Soup: Cheap and Easy Lunch for just 37p a Head

I’m all about using every single bit of a turkey, and this carcass soup recipe is perfect. It’s really simple to prepare and can be left to just boil away while you’re doing something else. This is delicious and can be easily frozen for another […]

Turkey Stir Fry with Brown Rice: Feed Four for 67p a Head 

Turkey Stir Fry with Brown Rice: Feed Four for 67p a Head 

This turkey fried rice with egg recipe is really simple and quick to cook, and is perfect for all your leftover Christmas turkey. I use frozen vegetables as they’re cheap and means I don’t have to chop, and chuck everything in together and just add […]

Here’s How to Have a Traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings for just £3.36 a Head

Here’s How to Have a Traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings for just £3.36 a Head

The cost of cooking a traditional Christmas dinner is rising, with the average Christmas lunch coming in at a whopping £10.71 per person. But with a bit of planning, it’s still possible to have an indulgent Christmas dinner on the cheap. Is it really possible to […]

9 Cheap and Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Kids That Cost Less than £1 a Head

9 Cheap and Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Kids That Cost Less than £1 a Head

What to make in a slow cooker Slow cookers are great for making cheap and easy meals and require very little effort on the cooking front. When looking for recipe ideas for your slow cooker, try and avoid those that need loads of preparation or […]

Here’s How to Cook Your Christmas Dinner for Just One Pound a Head

Here’s How to Cook Your Christmas Dinner for Just One Pound a Head

It’s easy to get carried away over the Christmas period, but with a bit of planning, it is still possible to have an indulgent meal for a budget price. We all know that food prices have risen, but even shopping at one of the big […]

One Month of Cheap & Easy Slow Cooker Meals Plus a Free Month Meal Plan

One Month of Cheap & Easy Slow Cooker Meals Plus a Free Month Meal Plan

I’m the first to admit that when it comes to feeding the family, it’s hard work. It doesn’t matter how many kids you have, buying the food, making dinner and getting everyone to eat the same meal is a full-time job. Keeping to a strict […]

Celebration Caramel Luxe Cake: A Homemade Cake for any Party for under £6

Celebration Caramel Luxe Cake: A Homemade Cake for any Party for under £6

I love cake, especially when it’s easy to cook and cheap to make. Last weeks caramel Bake Off episode inspired me to find out if I could make my very own caramel cake. Not just any caramel cake I’d like to add, but a big […]

5 Budget School Packed Lunch Ideas That Cost Under £1

5 Budget School Packed Lunch Ideas That Cost Under £1

It’s September and that can only mean one thing, the dreaded packed lunch. I really want my eldest to try the school meals this year, not only because it means I don’t have to worry about giving her a packed lunch (I’m not very organised) […]

5 Days, 5 Meals, £5: 5 Ingredient Budget Meals That Will Get You Through a Working Week

5 Days, 5 Meals, £5: 5 Ingredient Budget Meals That Will Get You Through a Working Week

I love cooking healthy meals, but just don’t have the time while working, so I’m making it my September resolution (it’s the start of a new term, so it totally counts) to try really hard to cook, and not turn to chicken nuggets and chips […]

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

It’s the age old question. Can you eat healthily and save money as a family? My first thought was no. It wasn’t long ago that I hit rock bottom and had to rely on only £18 a week for food, for the four of us! […]